Throughout the year, Lan Su offers a series of events tied to larger multi-day and month events in addition to special programs geared for specific audiences and festivals. Unless otherwise noted, these events are free with membership or admission and do not require registration.
View a stunning display of peonies, one of the most culturally significant flowers in China.
Artist Zhao Ze Ming demonstrates how to illustrate the peony, known by many as the “King of Flowers.”
Discover the wonders of silk this June at Lan Su, including talks, a silk worm display, and a display of silk art and textiles.
Join us as we explore the intriguing lives of famous Chinese women throughout history in this lecture series every Thursday in June.
Lan Su invites donors at the $250 and higher level to a special meet the artist event with Shu-Ju Wang as she discusses her on-going art exhibition in the garden. The evening includes wine, nibbles, live music and a first look at The Silk Road, Lan Su’s June program theme. Please RSVP by May 25, 2017 to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cheryl Frances Cameron, of Cygnet Silks, demonstrates the art of silk painting.
Travelers on the Silk Road carried more than trade goods—they also brought stories with them. Join us on this journey along this ancient trade route!
The Gongfu tea brewing style is the most traditional way to brew tea in China. Learn the techniques to master this authentic tradition.
Learn about the process of cultivating silk and see the silkworms at work!
Lan Su Chinese Garden comes alive this summer with the sights and sounds of China with Suzhou Summer in July and August. Enjoy a series of demonstrations and activities in the traditional arts of calligraphy, brush painting, seal carving and music.
Lan Su Chinese Garden and PDX Jazz present Jazz in the Garden, a summer music series held in the early evening splendor of Portland’s most intimate venue. The series showcases six concerts Tuesday evenings July 11 through August 15 featuring local, national, and international musicians. (Please note: This event occurs after the garden’s public hours and requires an additional ticket.)